Julie Williams

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2014 Audie Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2014 Audie Awards have been announced. The Audies are annual awards that recognize distinction in audiobooks. They have been bestowed on narrators by the Audio Publishers Association (APA), the not-for-profit trade organization of the audiobook industry, since 1996. Click here to see a comprehensive list of the 2014 Audie finalists. The […]

VoiceOver Industry News

Marc Cashman and Julie Williams: The Dynamic Duo

Sign Up for This New Webinar: The VO Report Card - June 24th at 6p.m. PDT Register for the webinar (June 24th at 6p.m. PDT) … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Do I Need ProTools To Have A Professional Actor’s Home Studio? (Part 1)

This perennial question comes in many forms, but the answer is almost always the same: No! OK, let me elaborate on that... First, a little background on Pro Tools. Digidesign, now owned by Avid, created Pro Tools to meet the demanding needs of the professional recording engineer. Those needs include the ability to record many audio tracks of … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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How To Actually Achieve Your Voice-Over Goals

I‘ve learned a number of things about goal-setting over the years. Perhaps the most poignant lesson is this: how you structure your goals can set you up for failure or success. It‘s been my experience that action-oriented goals are much more productive than results-oriented goals. For example, let‘s say I want to lose 50 pounds this year. Is … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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VO Newbie Corner: The Time Is NOW!

I noticed lots of chatter in the various voice actor forums this month about new talent being unable and/or unwilling to begin auditioning. The reasons vary wildly but there is a lot of “my demos aren't ready and/or good enough”, “my website isn't ready and/or good enough” to “I don't sound like I think I should sound” and “I'm only good with my … [Read More...]